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Albania to welcome Iceland

Published: Monday 26 January 2004, 20.15CET
Iceland will visit Albania on 31 March as both countries prepare for FIFA World Cup qualifying campaigns.

Published: Monday 26 January 2004, 20.15CET

Albania to welcome Iceland

Iceland will visit Albania on 31 March as both countries prepare for FIFA World Cup qualifying campaigns.

Iceland will visit Albania for an international friendly on 31 March in Tirana.

Warm-up game
The warm-up match, which will help both countries' preparations for the FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign, pits two sides who performed well in the UEFA EURO 2004™ qualifying tournament. Both came close to claiming top-two finishes in their groups.

World Cup groups
Albania and Iceland met in EURO '92 qualifying, with each team winning their home game. Iceland are in World Cup Group 8 alongside Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Sweden and Malta, while Albania meet Denmark, Greece, Turkey, Ukraine, Georgia and Kazakhstan in Group 2.

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